6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

Categories: Entertainment | People | Society | World

Video games have their own hall of fame. In total, 15 finalists were selected for the gaming hall of fame, but as a result of the dropout, only six games were honored. The selection of candidates was carried out according to criteria such as the age of the game, its geographical coverage, and its impact on the masses.

6 PHOTOS

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

1. Pong.

Released in 1972, this simple tennis arcade game is considered the founder of the entire video game industry. It was Pong that captured the masses and became a mainstream video game played by millions of users.

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

2. Pac-Man.

Pac-Man celebrated its 35th-anniversary last year, so it makes sense for the game to be inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame. This beloved arcade game was released in 1980 and turned into a cult game that conquered millions. Pac-Man can be called the most popular arcade game ever.

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

3. Tetris.

Tetris was invented by Soviet programmer Alexei Pajitnov in 1984. The game debuted on PC in the US and Europe in 1987 but did not gain popularity until Nintendo included the game in its first Game Boy in 1989.

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

4. Super Mario.

The game debuted in 1985 on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Super Mario didn't stop at one platform and became the most popular video game in the world. Many in Russia know this game from Dendy game consoles.

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

5. Doom.

Doom is a legendary shooter released in 1993. It was this game that popularized first-person shooters and multiplayer game modes.

6 video games inducted into the Hall of Fame

6. World of Warcraft.

This game has united tens of millions of people in one virtual universe - the Warcraft universe. And unlike other games, "Vovka" does not cease to be popular and makes millions of users forget about their real life, plunging into the virtual world. The Massively Multiplayer Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) was released by Blizzard and it was it that spawned the release of hundreds and thousands of other MMORPGs around the world. Revelation Online (http://igry-zlo.ru/revelation), Aion, ArcheAge, Tera - all these games are descendants of the legendary online RPG.

Keywords: Video games | Entertainment | History | Games | Geographical coverage | People

Recent articles

Sharm el-Sheikh: a ghost town?
Sharm el-Sheikh: a ghost town?

Before the beginning of the "Arab Spring", the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh was visited by 15 million tourists annually. Last ...

A man makes symmetrical breakfasts for his beloved every day
A man makes symmetrical breakfasts for his beloved every day

Michael Z knows something about breakfast! On Instagram, he is known as a man who makes symmetrical breakfasts for his boyfriend ...

15 ideas for a creative Christmas tree
15 ideas for a creative Christmas tree

Every year we take out the same Christmas tree from the far shelf or buy a live one and decorate it with already painfully familiar ...

Related articles

Fumetti – Italian erotic comics with elements of mystery and... trash
Fumetti – Italian erotic comics with elements of mystery ...

Comics – the art of many genres. Among them are well known, for example, manga, and familiar ones. Fumetti ("fumetti") is an ...

8 most beautiful squares in Moscow
8 most beautiful squares in Moscow

Each square has its own architectural flair and fascinating history dating back to the past. Choose your favorite.

Invisible Death: the 7 best snipers in the history of all the wars of the world
Invisible Death: the 7 best snipers in the history of all the ...

A good sniper doesn't have to be a career soldier. This simple postulate was well understood by the Red Army soldiers who ...